Sample Information

3.5
0.075 12 No algae Colourless

1c;14;26;33

Your dataset indicates that this waterbody has a moderate ecological status.

Potential sources of nitrate pollution include fertiliser runoff, sewage discharge and livestock activities.
These values are expected to vary throughout the year as a result of weather patterns and changes in land use. Please help us to better understand this ecosystem by continuing to make measurements.
Geo coordinates of Local Area:
Latitude min and max: 51.564134592996 : 52.164134592996
Longitude min and max: -1.8976210089843 : -1.2976210089843
Average measurements from citizen scientists in your area:
Sample in the same area: 1513
Average Phosphate concentration (mg/L): 0.14 ± 0.24. Your measurement: 0.075 mg/L
Average Nitrate concentration (mg/L): 5.1 ± 3.8. Your measurement: 3.5 mg/L
Average Turbidity (NTU): 29 ± 55. Your measurement: 12 NTU

 

 


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Littlestock Brook Meadow Lane bridge Shipton-under-Wychwood SP27795 18470 postcode OX7 6BL (with Riverfly Monitoring)

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JohnPratt
Monday, December 30, 2019 - 12:30
General Information
English
Manually add latitude/longitude: 
no
Total number of participants : 
1.00
Notes: 
<2X normal flow
Device used: 
Web Site
Ecological
Freshwater body type: 
Stream
What is the land use in the immediate surroundings?: 
Agriculture
What is the bank vegetation? (select all that apply): 
Trees/shrubs
Grass
Is there any of the following on the water surface?: 
None
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply): 
Plants emerging from the water
Fish
Is the algae...: 
No algae
Hydrological
Estimate the water flow: 
Steady
Estimate the water level: 
High
Chemical
Nitrate: 
2-5
Phosphate: 
0.05-0.1
Optical
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).: 
<14
Estimate the water colour: 
Colourless
Sample for group: 
Wild Oxfordshire and the Evenlode Catchment Partnership
Group question: 
Is the algae...
Are there any pollution sources in the immediate surroundings? (select all that apply)
Can you see evidence of the following water uses? (select all that apply)
What aquatic life is there evidence of? (select all that apply)
Estimate the water flow
Estimate the water level
Water Quality – Secchi Tube (Turbidity).